Tompkins Square Park
New York, NY 10009
This popular park in the middle of the East Village is a perfect centerpiece for its eclectic neighborhood, which houses artists, radicals, fashion lovers, and those who have lived in the neighborhood for decades and witnessed its many changes.
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This East Village gathering point is one of the City of New York's early wi-fi adopters in partnership with AT&T.
Cults don't own a dog but still love to hang out here. "It's kind of creepy...but it's great! You just sit there, maybe bring a dog treat, just ruffle some dogs and hang out."
Head over to the dog park, pretend to give one of the furry little guys a scratch on the head but actually whisper how much you hate dogs into the lil' guy's ear. "Why you gotta poop everywhere?!"
Great place to do heroin and take a nap!
PHOTO: As Police and residents riot over control of the park, an injured man is wheeled out on a stretcher in the summer of 1988, at the link!
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